Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online
Researchers from Tel Aviv University say that smoking a little marijuana could help provide dramatic relief for the elderly who suffer from a variety of chronic ailments.
The scientists tested the effects of marijuana treatment on 19 residents of the Hadarim nursing home in Israel. During the study, the participants reported dramatic physical results, including healthy weight gain and the reduction of pain and tremors.
According to the study authors, the elderly participants also experienced an immediate improvement in their moods and communication skills after smoking cannabis.